Susquehanna Bancshares Inc cut shares of Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) from a positive rating to a neutral rating in a research report report published on Wednesday, Marketbeat Ratings reports. They currently have $49.00 price target on the auto parts company’s stock, up from their prior price target of $48.00.

A number of other analysts also recently commented on JCI. Atlantic Securities downgraded Johnson Controls International PLC from an overweight rating to a neutral rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Gabelli upgraded Johnson Controls International PLC from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $51.00 target price on the stock in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a hold rating and set a $43.00 target price (down from $48.00) on shares of Johnson Controls International PLC in a research report on Friday, July 28th. TheStreet upgraded Johnson Controls International PLC from a c rating to a b rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Finally, BidaskClub downgraded Johnson Controls International PLC from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of Hold and an average price target of $47.79.

Shares of Johnson Controls International PLC (JCI) opened at $36.39 on Wednesday. The company has a current ratio of 1.04, a quick ratio of 0.77 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.56. The company has a market capitalization of $33,160.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.75, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 0.96 and a beta of 0.94. Johnson Controls International PLC has a 12-month low of $34.51 and a 12-month high of $46.17.

Johnson Controls International PLC (NYSE:JCI) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, November 9th. The auto parts company reported $0.87 EPS for the quarter, hitting the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.87. The company had revenue of $8.14 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $8.10 billion. Johnson Controls International PLC had a return on equity of 11.91% and a net margin of 6.32%. Johnson Controls International PLC’s quarterly revenue was up 30.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $1.21 earnings per share. equities analysts predict that Johnson Controls International PLC will post 2.8 EPS for the current year.

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In other Johnson Controls International PLC news, VP Jeffrey M. Williams sold 1,955 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, October 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of $41.43, for a total transaction of $80,995.65. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Corporate insiders own 0.48% of the company’s stock.

A number of large investors have recently made changes to their positions in JCI. Vanguard Group Inc. grew its stake in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 2.3% in the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 63,619,905 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $2,758,559,000 after buying an additional 1,457,941 shares in the last quarter. Dodge & Cox grew its stake in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 83.5% in the second quarter. Dodge & Cox now owns 57,851,274 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $2,508,431,000 after buying an additional 26,319,624 shares in the last quarter. Capital World Investors grew its stake in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 4.7% in the second quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 42,405,917 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $1,838,721,000 after buying an additional 1,917,892 shares in the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. grew its stake in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 8.6% in the third quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 14,430,474 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $581,404,000 after buying an additional 1,141,974 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC grew its stake in shares of Johnson Controls International PLC by 31.0% in the third quarter. Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC now owns 11,885,205 shares of the auto parts company’s stock valued at $478,855,000 after buying an additional 2,812,690 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 85.98% of the company’s stock.

About Johnson Controls International PLC

Johnson Controls, Inc is a technology company. The Company provides products, services and solutions to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings; lead-acid automotive batteries and advanced batteries for hybrid and electric vehicles, and seating and interior systems for automobiles. The Company operates in two segments: Building Efficiency and Power Solutions.

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